The Institute of Physics is developing a framework that will give school students a rewarding and productive experience of physics and lasting skil
The use of the aufbau principle to predict the electron configurations of atoms (in their ground states), and therefore explain the layout of the p
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
The algebra of quantities - how it works and how it could be used in student's chemical calculations.
Marten J. ten Hoor
As part of the new 'How science works' programme of study for key stage 4 (14-16 year-olds) taught in England and Wales, alternative layo
Students often struggle to determine whether changes in matter are physical or chemical, for example, they may have difficulty labelling a candle m
Pykrete is a composite material consisting of a mixture of ice and sawdust/woodpulp.
This article looks at how science clubs run by girls inspire other female students to 'live and think' physics.ph
The importance of molecular oxygen, atomic oxygen, ozone and the hydroxyl radical in the Earth's atmosphere.
Tim G. Harrison
The life of Joseph Priestley and the fascinating chemistry of one of the molecules that he discovered – dioxygen (O2).
Tippu S. Sheriff